MS06-003 TNEF Encoding Vulnerability Patched

by Amit Zinman [Published on 11 Jan. 2006 / Last Updated on 11 Jan. 2006]

Included in the January 2006 patches released on January 10, 2006, is a critical patch to fix a TNEF decoding vulnerability.

MS06-003 TNEF Encoding Vulnerability Patched

Included in the January 2006 patches released on January 10, 2006, is a critical patch to fix a TNEF decoding vulnerability.

TNEF is short for Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format, a proprietary format used by the Microsoft Exchange and Outlook e-mail clients when sending messages formatted as Rich Text Format (RTF).

The affected Exchange systems, for which patches are available, are:

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 Service Pack 3

For more information go here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-003.mspx

 

 

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